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TU Wien (Technische Universitaet Wien) opens 1 PhD position and 1 PostDoc position in the field of robot learning. Two open topic areas are as follows.

  • Intuitive Robot programming
  • Robot control policy learning

Working environment

TU Wien has a longstanding, internationally recognised reputation on research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Vienna offers a high quality of living and is continuously winning awards as the best city to live in, opens an external URL in a new window.

The positions are opened within the recently established Autonomous Systems lab, Institute of Computer Technology at TU Wien. The lab showed strong research profile in robotics and computer vision, like the winner of the EGO4D Long Term Action Anticipation Challenge proposed by Facebook AI , opens an external URL in a new window .


  • Full-time employment (40h/week)
  • International team
  • Interdisciplinary research environment
  • International collaboration experiences, e.g., German Aerospace Center (DLR)
  • High quality of living in Vienna


  • MSc degree (robotics, electrical/mechanical engineering, computer science)
  • Solid background in robotics and machine learning
  • Good understanding of control
  • Interdisciplinary thinking
  • Programming in Matlab/Simulink, C/C++, (Python)
  • Experience with ROS, simulators, or hardware is a plus
  • Proficiency in writing and speaking English

Required documents:

  • CV
  • Motivation letter including (i) topic area for application, (ii) a description of previous research experience and (iii) current research interests, outlining the fit to the topic area
  • Transcripts of grades obtained for B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees
  • Transcripts of grades obtained for B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees
  • Certificates for Academic degrees
  • (Part of) M.Sc./PhD Thesis and scientific publication (if any)
  • Names of 2 referees including contact details with contact information


The positions are full time funded and follow the regulatory union salary system, depending on the candidate's experience and qualifications.

Further informations

For further information on the positions and applications, contact Dongheui Lee. For application, please send the required documents in a single pdf file, specifying the topic area, to Dongheui Lee. The evaluation of the candidates starts immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.